April 2019

GLOBAL CHROME SNAPSHOT: Ores, alloys prices soften in China prior to expected fall in tender prices

Key data from the pricing sessions in Asia, Europe and the United States for the period ended Tuesday April 23.

GLOBAL CHROME WRAP: Weakening demand weighs on ores, alloys in Asia, Europe

The UG2 chrome ore price fell again on Friday April 12 after activity lessened due to market participants waiting for Chinese mills' next ferro-chrome tender releases; meanwhile falling demand pushed down the high-carbon ferro-chrome assessment in Europe.

GLOBAL CHROME SNAPSHOT: Ores, alloys fall amid weak demand in Asia, Europe

Key data from the pricing sessions in Asia, Europe and the United States for the week ended Friday April 12.

FASTMARKETS NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 12/04: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Fastmarkets noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday April 12:

GLOBAL CHROME WRAP: UG2 chrome ore prices weaken in China on sufficient stock; US market falls on aggressive bids [CORRECTION]

UG2 chrome ore prices broke a seven-week upward trend on Friday April 5 due to weaker demand after consumers cited sufficient stock, while alloy prices in the United States weakened and were subdued in Europe.

PRICING NOTICE: Correction to UG2 chrome ore South Africa concentrates index

Fastmarkets MB has corrected its chrome ore South Africa UG2 concentrates index, basis 42% cif China, which was published incorrectly on April 5 due to an error.

Tharisa reports higher chrome output, lower prices

South African chrome miner Tharisa marginally increased chrome concentrate production in the three months to March 31 and reported slightly lower prices quarter on quarter.

EU ministers approve granting of free carbon allowances to steel, other metal sectors until 2030

The European Union Council of Ministers has accepted a proposal that steel, iron and non-ferrous metal producers should be allocated free carbon allowances under the EU emissions trading system (EU ETS) until 2030.

GLOBAL CHROME SNAPSHOT: Competitive bids pressure US alloy price; UG2 ore into China falls

Key data from the pricing sessions in Asia, Europe and the United States for the week ended Friday April 5.

FASTMARKETS NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 05/04: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Fastmarkets noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday April 5: